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Mar 5, 2014 6:00pm EST
ukraine. international observers kicked out. >> a high-stakes chess match and few are certain how it will end. u.s. has played a lead role in trying to stave off an all-out war. back home, debate over how far we are willing to go. >> would you support dividing arms to the ukraine? >> that would be a presidential decision. >> we spoke with tim kaine after the decision to increase joint exercises in poland. services andarmed foreign relations committee relations committee. if there was talk about military intervention there, we would know. >> instead he said sanctions could do the trick but work best when other countries back them and few are stepping up. -- he is running a government where if you are an opponent, rock and he does not like, you go to jail. a country who does something he does not like, he engages in military activity. there is not reasoning with him. >> the secretary john kerry was able -- unable to get both sides to the targeting table. >> all parties agreed today it is important to try to resolve the issues through dialogue. >> ending back to the idea of trying to
Al Jazeera America
Feb 28, 2014 5:00pm EST
of an international community's effort to support the stability and success of an united ukraine going forward. which is not only in the interest of people of ukraine and the international community but also in russia's interests. however, we are now deeply concerned by reports of military movements taken by the russian federation inside of ukraine. russia has a history relationship with ukraine, including cultural and economic ties and a facility in crimea. but any violation of ukraine's sovereignty and territory integrity would be deeply unstabilizing which is not in the best interest of ukraine, russia or europe. it would represent a profound interference in matters of the ukrainian people. it would be the respect of independence and borders of ukraine and of international laws. just days after the world came to russia for the olympic games, it would invite the condem condn of nations around the world, and we will stand with the international community confirming ther there will be cs of military intervention in ukraine. the events in the last several months remind us of how d
CSPAN
Mar 4, 2014 10:00am EST
in ukraine. we are convinced any internal crises must be overcome by a dialogue of forces in a constitutional way and with respect to international obligations and obligations on international humanitarian law, defending human rights and national minorities. it is important to avoid extremists who are trying to take the situation under their control who are using violence and open terror. it is well known who created the crisis in ukraine. disputing the legitimate actions of the legitimate authorities, some of our partners have taken a course to support antigovernment statements. they have encouraged their participants who have moved to aggressive actions of force in attacking the police, stealing from warehouses, and mocking officials in the region, and crude interventions. many towns in western ukraine have been taken over by armed national radicals under extremist anti-russian and other slogans being used. on the 21st of february, almost three months after the unrest and the excesses, there was an agreement between the president of ukraine and the opposition whereby they sig
CNN
Mar 1, 2014 1:30pm PST
crude interventions in the internal sovereignty of ukraine? and they are another question to be asked. during the crisis, reacting to these protests the president yanukovych -- and i don't want to condone his actions. many things could be said. i'll just repeat the facts. that the leader of the opposition, mr. yatsenyuk was offered the p.m. why not accept that proposal? why continue to rachet up the situation in he could have created a government, mr. yatsenyuk, if he wanted to sign an agreement on association with the e.u. he could have. then he would have been responsible for the catastrophic consequences, economic consequences for the country if he signed that agreement. and then in 2015 there will be presidential elections in ukraine. and if the people don't like the opposition to mr. yanukovych, then let them elect another one. that happened in ukraine before they did that. and yanukovych lost elections, other presidents came in in ukraine. so why continue to whip up the situation? and why some of our western colleagues, are they trying to spur on a continuation of this confronta
CNBC
Feb 28, 2014 5:00pm EST
russian federation, inside of ukraine. the united states will stand with the international community in affirming that there will be costs for any military intervention in ukraine. >> that was president obama moments ago from the white house briefing room commenting on the escalating crisis in ukraine. earlier, unconfirmed reports of russian military intervention in the region sent the s&p lower. the question now is, if the situation gets worse, what could that mean for stocks, could russia be the next black swan? we did see people during this session wanting to take risk off. >> risk off, other than u.s. equities. when you think about
PBS
Mar 3, 2014 8:30pm PST
ukraine's internal government. international finance officials see this move by japan in the us as an attempt to soften the impact on the situation on the world economy. all investors across the world are becoming increasingly worried by mounting tensions between ukraine and russia. losses on wall street falls falls in asia and europe on monday the dow jones industrial average lost on more than nine tenths of a percent to end at sixteen thousand one hundred sixty eight when the outlook on japanese markets let's go to uni in the appetite the stock exchange that feeling when you see at the start of the trading session the morning on downstairs selling shares in the last thing at the opening levels when she is the much fun. he is now down to zero point six nine percent at forty two thousandfive hundred and fifty one and that's after you started this week with a loss of one point eight percent on monday hitting their lowest level in one and half weeks and the broader topix is now lower by zero point seven three percent so and the negative side to the trading session today due to concerns
PBS
Mar 3, 2014 5:00pm PST
would be a profile and interference in ukraine's internal affairs for russia to know anything in the crimea is so hypocritical when you think that the united states and the eu leaders to lead germany had interfered over and over and over again into the internal affairs of the ukraine just because the west by using semi fascist and fascist forces in kiev to overthrow the elected government is now not does not now give the west the right to tell dr show that they have no rights in the crimea when by force of law which the treaty as the russians clearly have our rights and responsibilities in the crimea. especially since it was their naval base now it shows that the laws on the side of russia right now. international law. was this face and repeatedly backed the self appointed medicine can to ousted president yanukovich the matter of yesterday capital town and has voiced its concerns over the legitimacy of the ukraine government as it was brought upon by radical groups. he believes this cardi in charge of the country incapable of assaulting the sun resulting this crisis or any other issu
CSPAN
Mar 1, 2014 6:00am EST
authorities including international factors of violence which has taken place in ukraine in the course of the crisis. unfortunately, all of those itngs were discarded and created the current situation and instability and the current situation of concern in some regions of the country of where things were going. the government which was formed cannot he described by any definition or standard as a government of national unity because it contains only people from a particular region of the country, central and western ukraine. it does not contain representatives from various political forces. therefore it is something that is causing concern in some parts of ukraine especially that almost the first decision taken kiev was toof abrogate the languages which was adopted two years ago after a very difficult process leading to adopting that agreement. obviously, it was seen, as we understand it by people in a number of regions of ukraine, as the effort of the people who found themselves in power in kiev, not to bring about a democratic society but to impose their political will on the rest of th
NBC
Mar 4, 2014 5:00pm PST
of russian's invasion of ukraine, international leaders are questioning the timing of this demonstration. as the test was taking police russian president began taking steps that could deescalate the tension including pulling russian troops back from the border. he claims the soldiers surrounding crimea are volunteers. the obama administration is questioning that statement. >> he can throw a lot of words out there. the facts are he's not abiding by that principle. >> russia has been working hard to create a pretense for being able to invade further. >> many in congress are ready to freeze russian assets if there's no pull out from crimea. putin said he would retailuate by holding his company's oil shipment. >>> a teen attacked the man on saturday night. investigators say there was a late night party under way when the teens were asked to move their car. one teen began beating him and pushed him down the hill. he underwent emergency brain surgery. police did arrest a teen. because he's a minor his name is not being released. >>> a candle light vigil for a teenage girl hit and
CSPAN
Mar 3, 2014 9:00pm EST
unambiguous violation of the territorial ukraine. it is a breach of international law. we can see no justification for these actions. we have heard from russia that the forces are in ukraine to protect minorities from old radicals. we had claims of interference in the affairs of the orthodox church. we have claims of hundreds of thousands of refugees. russia has provided no evidence for any of this. it is clear that these claims have simply been fabricated to justify russian military action. in assuming control in a sovereign part of ukraine, the russian federation has contravened its obligations is a member of the international community. it has violated article two of the human charger which prohibits the use of force against the territorial integrity or political independence of any state. it has failed to honor its international commitments as a founding member and is a signatory to the 1975 helsinki final act. it has taken back its obligations of the treaty on friendship and cooperation by russia and ukraine. the russian representative claims that mr. yanukovych has called for m
CNN
Mar 3, 2014 1:00pm PST
international laws. >> it's a violation of ukraine sovereignty, ukraine's territorial integrity, that they are a violation of international law. over time, this will be a costly proposition for russia and now is the time for them to consider whether they can serve their interests in a way that resorts to diplomacy as opposed to force. >> what president obama describes as a potentially costly proposition for russia comes after weeks of bloody protests in the streets of the capital of kiev which costs more than 100 people their lives. this comes as no surprise to one outspoken critic of vladimir putin. he became famous in the 1980s as the most famous chess player but became under prosecution for putin's repressive regime. he's currently living in new york. thank you for joining us. we appreciate it. there's a lot of debate over whether putin is using this as a muscle flex, a show of force by russia, or whether he plans to actually reclaim this part of ukraine if not more for russia. based on what you know of putin, what do you think the end game is. >> i think the answer is quite obviou
PBS
Mar 2, 2014 5:00pm PST
religious base stories and the lake this is the week the bomb on the international. he can wander of ukraine's naval forces has pledged his allegiance to the crimean people. it follows reports that ukrainian troops stationed in the peninsula but either quitting would jointly court defense groups on less effectively putting the authorities in crimea the tantric buddies were freshman has more. on sunday the challenge of ukraine's naval force pledged his allegiance to cry means people swearing to strictly comply with the orders to the supreme command to all the economists region. mr berry's ok was appointed to the space by the country's new authorities or analysis of the day off set the previous come monday had resigned all the necessary patriots were signed by ukraine self proclaimed president of the stairs to achieve this the lease and two will face an experienced officer had to say exactly the identity of those cases where a lead of the people of the atonement republic of korea me and the recipients of us still but i swear industry to comply with orders of supreme commander of creamy
PBS
Mar 4, 2014 5:00pm PST
intimidation to describe but lost out when talking about ukraine's internal leaders he had nothing but praise by using words like high aspirations hope and democracy week and then the russian federation's act of aggression. the russian god. out of excuses. friday instead of udon. false oaths intimidation. and provocations. us officials i also did i announced that the us will involve one billion dollars in duty to ukraine. i am helping hide the country gets back to get back on its feet in the meantime that the interim government. i said recently that it will need thirty five billion dollars over the next two years to avoid the fact that some of that secretary carries harsh words against russia has an absurdly raised eyebrows and be so buy a cd by causing many to call them and i a hypocrite because specifically on sunday as secretary terry ryan said that i was lecturing russia saying you can just unbeaten other country on completely trumped up reasons for um pretax as many would say excuse me but the united states that in fact do that though with the war in iraq and is done it several ti
CNN
Feb 28, 2014 2:00pm PST
international community's effort to support the success of a united ukraine going forward, which is not only in the interest of the people of the ukraine and the international community but also in russia's interests. and military movements taken by the russian federation inside of the ukraine. russia has an historic relationship with ukraine, including a military facility in crimea. but any violation of the sovereignty would be deeply destabilizing, which is not in the interest of ukraine, russia, or europe. it would represent a profound interference in matters that must be determined by the ukrainian people. it would be a violation of russia's commitment to respect the sovereignty and borders of ukraine and of international laws. days after the world came to russia for the olympic games that would invite the condemnation of nations around the world and the united states will stand with the international community in affirming that there will be costs for any military intervention in ukraine. the events over the past several months remind us of the divisions but the ukrainian peopl
PBS
Feb 28, 2014 3:00am PST
international law and not interfere in ukraine's internal political developments the comments come as russia has held military troops along the ukrainian border and scrambled fighter jets to russia says the military exercises near crack me up routine that they come in a time when groups of ku ukrainian activists clashed with pro russian separatists in the crimean peninsula the newly appointed screaming in parliament leader sir the xml has backed ukraine's ousted leader viktor yanukovich same key as the legitimate president of ukraine while in america the white house has said that unocal which abdicated his responsibility and had left ukrainian lawmakers to pick up the pieces unocal which is rumored t be in oued hill hold a pressonference fro souern ssia on friday french football player nicolas anelka has been handed a five match ban and fined eighty thousand british pounds by the english football association for his controversial email gesture deemed by many to be anti semitic. the striker who plays for west brom in england need to salute during the gold celebration begins the west
CSPAN
Feb 28, 2014 5:00pm EST
plans to discuss the ukraine today? >> we do not confirm or discuss internal meetings. internal if it is because of the five permanent members, the security counsel. >> i don't have any details on that. i can check and see if that is something they have announced. the ukrainians asked for there to be a meeting. do you know if the united states was in favor of having this meeting? >> i point you to our mission in new york on that. >> do you recognize the current government of the ukraine? >> we don't recognize governments, as you know. let me answer your question. we don't recognize governments. as i just said earlier, the fact , leftanukovych left kiev his people with the leadership void in our view means that he has lost his legitimacy. our focus here is on working with the interim government. they are going to hold elections . they have called for elections in may and we are focused on the path forward. so by losing his legitimacy, recognizing the current government as legitimate, therefore you might -- >> we don't recognize governments. we are working with a range of officials and
FOX News
Mar 6, 2014 10:00am PST
conchemmed the violation of international law and support the people and government ukraine. this morning i signed an excutive order that it authorize sanctions on individuals and entitties that violate ukraine or stealing the assets of the ukranian people. according to my guidance, the state department put in place the restrictions of travel on certain individuals and officials. these decisions continue our ifrts to impose a cost on russia and those responsible for the situation in crimea and give us the flexibility to adjust our response going forward based on russia's actions. we took these steps in close coordination with european alloys. i spoke to our closest friends and i am pleased our international unitty is on display at this moment. we have moved together to announce substantial assistance for the government in kiev, and in brussels, our allies took similar steps to impose sanctions on russia we are moving together and united to oppose actions that violate international law and support the government and people of ukraine and that includes standing up for the principle of state s
Al Jazeera America
Mar 3, 2014 9:00pm EST
ukraine. good russia is not a world power without ukraine. russia cannot fulfill its international role without ukraine and cannot fulfill its role if ukraine is oriented to the west. putin himself represents and the system that he created and therefore he felt compelled to act. >> why would putin go down the road launching military action? why isn't he employing other means? >> i think this is the question. he does have other avenues to pursue if he wanted to pressure ukraine. he could impose customs barriers. he could charge high price for gas. >> what is the best you think that putin can hope for coming out of this? >> people are trying ofind out away putin's end game is. if it is simply to occupy crimea and to have that be the stopping point, then i think it will obviously have tremendous ramifications for russia. but it would begin to defuse the crisis. if on the other hand, putin has as his objective to pick off some of the eastern provinces of ukraine, then he will have to use military force. which will escalate things beyond the current crisis. >> some analysts point to the
CSPAN
Mar 4, 2014 5:00am EST
violent acts in ukraine. we have been urging all sides to peacefully resolve their internal differences within a legal framework and conscientiously correct the rights and interests of all people in ukraine so as to restore normalcy in the country as soon as possible. china consistently stands for the principles of interference -- non interference in the internal affairs of a country and of respect for ukraine's independence, sovereignty, and territory. there are reasons why infants in ukraine have progressed to where they are today. china will follow closely the developments on the ground and pull on all sides to find a political solution on the basis of respecting international law and principles of international relations and maintain peace and stability. thank you, madam president. >> i thank the representative for his statements. i give it to the representative of australia. >> thank you for this briefing. since they last met on saturday, russian military activity in crimea area has seriously intensified and there are reports of more russian influence on ukrainian eastern and south
Al Jazeera America
Mar 1, 2014 3:00am EST
sovereignty and borders of ukraine, and international laws. >> more from rosalind jordan, who is following developments in washington. >> white house officials are trying to figure out what repercussions could come if russia interveredz mill tare -- interfered militarily in ukraine. an option would be for the u.s. not to attend the g8 summit in sochi russia, that's because it is a key event for leaders of the countries to discuss economic and political tie, and the u.s. know even though there are ongoing tensions between it and russia, the u.s. is in a good position to perhaps withhold economic benefits from russia. there are other ideas in terms of trade limitations or commerce deals put on hold, but certainly at this point there's no discussion about any sort of military response because everyone wants to see the situation resolved by words, and not with weapons. >> now, to other news. an explosion in pakistan kills two soldiers and wounded six others. the roadside bomb hit a patrol vehicle in a province bordering afghan and pakistan. six balouj fighters were filled. they say they were p
ABC
Mar 1, 2014 5:00pm PST
international community in affirming there will be costs for any military intervention in ukraine. >> president obama spent 90 minutes speaking with putin this afternoon and hopes to de-escalate the situation. the white house released a statement following the conversation saying the president cautioned russia, it's decision to send troops into the ukraine would negatively impact its standing in the international community. the u.n. security council held a meeting. >> urge member states of the united nations to demonstrate solidarity with the ukraine nation. ukraine's ambassador to the u.n. claims there are 15,000 russian troops on the ground in crimea. the white house says this is a breach of international law and guess against russia's military basing agreement with ukraine. >> china state media says 28 people are dead and 113 injured after a knife-wielding assailants attackes people at a train station in southwestern china. police killed five of the assailants. officials believe it was organized premeditated terrorist attack but there is no report who may be responsible. >>> ah
CNN
Mar 6, 2014 10:00am PST
secretary of state kerry made to him to sit down and talk to ukraine, to let in international observers. take those back to president putin and then make a decision from there. he didn't respond directly to the sanctions that were imposed by the u.s. today with the president signing this executive order targeting individuals that would be deemed by the u.s. government to have undermined democracy in ukraine, threatened security, misappropriated state funds or exerted authority without authorization from the government of ukraine. also makes it -- put a prohibition on funding this kind of activity. and also visa bans, not letting people into the united states as well as revoking visas. senior administration officials told us today that they were still working on the asset bands as to who exactly would be targeted. but when it comes to the visas, they already had a list of people who would not be able to gain access to the u.s. and if they're already here or already had a visa, those would be revoked. and they're being notified now, wolf. >> and so the president presumably will be elabora
PBS
Mar 4, 2014 10:30am PST
actions in ukraine violate international law center is the john kerry is heading to kyiv to support the new years there after accusing moscow of an incredible act of aggression and didn't see him on a trumped up pretext. well of the targeted countries which have been subject to a merry cans of bombings and interventions over the decades and critics have accused john kerry of hypocrisy referring to the victims of the us led invasions of a number of countries. the situation in ukraine and the diplomatic ground surrounding the crisis there was no talk the german journalist my locks and writer who's been axed extensively covering the story. mr eisner i remembered much for joining us here is the international sale of what was your reaction to carry it carries harsh words that are for russia well i think it gets worse. it's really interesting talk of all the contents also a that kerry's speech because that maybe kerry is one of the episcopate the professional liars in the west that state secretary of the us we have to remember what he was telling adults theory and the house that he was one of
CNN
Mar 1, 2014 11:30am PST
ukraine. the international law states very clearly what the international law is a and here the british foreign secretary called on the need to respect ukraine's independence, and it's territorial integrity as well as it's sovereignty, this is the law of the international community, of which -- signed by back in 1994. so really intense diplomacy has to happen, and crimea is begging for russia to come in and help them, for what reason, it hasn't yet been clearly said, but having said that, obviously in this state of political turmoil that we have seen ukraine since last november and escalating over the last week very dramatically. ukraine does need the interim government, does need to reach out to people all over the country, including crimea where there is a a majority of ethnic russians, needs to reassure them. christianne, thanks very much. let's get some more perspective from the united states dwoor to russia who helped negotiate that territorial so republican agreement involving ukraine back in 19 # 94. you tweeted that russia is violating its commitments in this situation, what do
Al Jazeera America
Mar 3, 2014 5:00pm EST
, we are going to go inside this international crisis with an in-depth look at the history of ukraine: this is "inside story." primetime news. >> i'm john seigenthaler in new york. >> stories that impact the world, affect the nation and touch your life. >> it's like a brawl here in the waters around monterey. >> only on al jazeera america. >>> welcome back to "inside story." i am ray suarez. the political crisis took an ominous turn late last week when russia deployed troops to crimea taking control of that part of southeastern ukraine. on this edition of our program, we are going to try to understand and take a closer look at the history of the region. joining us are hanna foburn, the eurasia. and the european program director for the international renaissance station. professor of international relations and government at georgetown university, author of "odessa: genius in death in a city of dreams." professor, couldn't we call this maps of ukraine over many, many centuries and there is not one of them that has the crimea included in what is traditionally ukrainian lands. why is it?
CSPAN
Mar 4, 2014 11:00am EST
the situation in ukraine. in spite of the many appeals the part of the international community for a deal less -- de-escalation, for calm, and for dialogue. china is persuaded that any conflict between you and member .n. memberbetween u states should be dealt with in a peaceful way as part of the human charger. -- un's charter. given the deteriorating situation in the ukraine, china reiterates its call for restraint, and calls on the international community to undertake a mediation, so there will be a dialogue between the parties. respect, chad supports all efforts of mediation by the international community. in ways that fall within the , and commitment subscribed to as part of different agreements. the representative of chad for his statement. i would now like to make a statement in my international capacity. luxembourg is deeply concerned by recent developments in particular inn crimea. this is reflected in the document the eeo has adopted at the end of an emergency meeting. we vigorously condemn the violation of sovereignty and territorial integrity of ukraine. by armed russian f
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Mar 2, 2014 2:30pm PST
. ukrainians wave international eyes in protest. russia tightens its grip on the crimea. ukraine is on the brink of disaster. that is the stark message from the interim prime minister. russia's moves to take control crimea amount to a declaration of war. his government is calling up all of its military reserves and appealing for help. waskraine mobilizes, there another massive anti-russian rally in kiev. they echoed calls for international support. they also heard from the president of georgia in 2008 when they fought a brief war with russia. the most recent developments, ukraine's new government has sacked the head of the navy one day after appointing him and charged him with treason. he was shown on russian television reading out a statement in which he store -- swore allegiance to pro-russia forces. he has surrendered his headquarters in so the stopple -- sevastopol. we will correspondent and russia. we have this report on ukraine. soldiers wearing uniforms without insignia in his army raise -- based near crimea. they black ukrainians older from entering or leaving the ground. ch
CNN
Mar 4, 2014 8:00am PST
that russia is violating its international commitments. russia continues to violate ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity and its international commitments. >> i wiwhich is true under the buddha pest agreement of 1994 which we have talked about extensively. let's remember back then when the soviet union collapsed and all former soviet republics became independent states, they were important militarily. they had a whole arsenal that belonged to the soviet. they gave up voluntarily the nuclear arsenal and for that in return, the russians and the british and americans signed this agreement that guaranteed ukraine protection. it has given up its fiercest weapons. it needs to be protected. that was the deal. at the same time or in conjunction, the russians got to keep their base, their huge big black sea fleet there. there is treaty agreement in that regard. this was never in danger. there was never a moment when suddenly, these ukrainian authorities say, good-bye. we're not going to respect your sevastopol base. that remains there. under international law, the russians a
FOX Business
Feb 28, 2014 5:00pm EST
people of ukraine and international community but also in russia's interests. however we are now deeply concerned by reports of military movements taken by the russian federation inside of ukraine. russia has historic relationship with ukraine, including cultural and economic ties and a military facility in crimea, but any violation of ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity would be deeply destablizing which is not in the interests of ukraine, russia or europe. it would represent a profound interference in matters that must be determined by the ukraineian people. it would be a clear violation of russia's commitment to respect the independence and sovereignty and borders of ukraine and of international laws. and just days after the world came to russia for the olympic games it would invite the condemnation of nations around the world. and indeed the united states will stand with the international community in affirming that there will be costs for any military intervention in ukraine. the events of the past several months remind us of how difficult democracy can be in a country
CSPAN
Mar 1, 2014 7:00pm EST
and international events of interest in ukraine that we need to sideline the radicals. and we have to -- with those opponents in kiev, they have to get away from the radicals. they have to get back to the territory of ukraine because such actions that they are taking could lead to a very difficult developments which the russian federation is trying to avoid. thank you very much, madam president. >> i thank the representative of the russian federation and i now give the floor to the representative of the united states. >> thank you, madam president. the united states renews our call for the international community to support the newly formed government of ukraine and to prevent unnecessary violence. i'd like to take a moment to respond to the comments made by the representative of the russian federation. actions speak louder than words. early this morning the russian duma authorized the use of force in ukraine. this is as dangerous as it is destabilizing. we are deeply disturbed by reports this morning of russian military intervention into crimea. this intervention is without legal
PBS
Feb 28, 2014 2:30pm PST
commitment to respect the independence and sovereignty and borders of ukraine and of international law. just days after the world came to russia for the olympic games, condemnationte the of nations around the world, and indeed, the united states will stand with the international community in affirming there will be costs or any military intervention in ukraine. said any's ambassador military movement his country is making is in keeping with moscow's existing agreements with ukraine. >> crimea's main connection to theoutside world today in hands of men with machine guns. they wore no insignia, but their military fatigues were russian designed. there weapons were russian standard issue. the armed men in green military uniforms have taken over the buildings containing the control crimea's main civilian airport. >> local activists say the troops were there. welcome insm is not ukraine. this is our slogan. >> the extraordinary military movements went on all day. the new government in kiev maintained russian attack helicopters had violated airspace. armored personnel carriers appeared on the road.
FOX News
Mar 1, 2014 1:00am PST
an international communities effort to support the stability and success of a united ukraine going forward. which is not only in the interest of the people of ukraine and the international community, but also in russia's interests. however, we are now deeply concerned by reports of military movements taken by the russian federation inside of ukraine. russia has a historic relationship with ukraine, including cultural and economic ties and a military facility in crimea. but any violation of ukraine's sovereignty would be deeply destabilizing, which is not in the interest of ukraine, russia, or europe. it would represent a profound interference in matters that must be determined by the ukrainian people. it would be a clear violation of russia's commitment to respect the independence and sovereignty and borders of ukraine and of international loss. and just days after the world came to russia for the olympic games, it would invite the condemnation of nations around the world, and indeed, the united states will stand with the international community in affirming there will be costs for
CBS
Feb 28, 2014 5:00pm EST
ukraine going forward which is not only in the interest of the people of ukraine and the international community, but also in russia's interests. however, we are now deeply concerned by reports of military movements taken by the russian federation inside of ukraine. russia has a historic relationship with ukraine including cultural and economic ties and a military facility in crimea but any violation of ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity would be deeply destablizing which is not in the interest of ukraine, russia or europe. it would represent a profound interference in matters that must be determined by the ukrainian people. it would be a clear violation of russia's commitment to respect the independence and sovereignty and borders of ukraine and of international laws. just days after the world came to russia for the olympic games that would invite the condemnation of nation around the world and indeed the united states will stand with the international community in affirming that there will be costs for any military intervention in ukraine. the events of the past several
LINKTV
Mar 5, 2014 5:30am PST
forces. >> we believe that the problem in ukraine comes from the international community's lack of reaction. it failed to find a concerted response to demonstrations against the ukrainian government , protests that violated severely the ukrainian constitution. voices from abroad didn't just fail to react to some encouraged and even instigated the movement. russian foreign minister is also in paris today, sitting down with u.s. secretary of state john kerry. ukrainian foreign minister already met with his french counterpart in paris. let's listen. >> it was aggression from the russian side in crimea. but it is now time to think about the way out, and it is not only about ukraine, but the future of russia, how russia will do with what it did to ukraine. arance's position -- it is firm position against the russian intervention. forthat the same time, dialogue. we are going to do our best to establish a dialogue and find solutions to this unacceptable situation. ,uccess is not at all certain but we are going to dedicate all of our energy to this. i am going to bring in our internationa
PBS
Mar 5, 2014 5:00am PST
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CBS
Mar 4, 2014 12:00pm PST
the dow is up about 35 points. >>> dip homesy and defiance in ukraine today as international pressure grows for russia to withdraw its troops. secretary of state john kerry arrived this morning to support ukraine's new government. the administration is also promising a $1 billion aid package. but the defiance from the kremlin has not eased. craig boswell on vladimir putin's latest challenge. >> reporter: russian soldiers fired warning shots. then stood face-to-face with unarmed ukrainian troops at an airfield in crimea. they were demanding the russians vacate the air base. to show u.s. support for ukraine's new government. >> the united states reaffirms our commitment to ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity. according to international law, we condemn the russian federation's act of aggression. >> reporter: russia is under pressure to pull thousands of troops from southern ukraine. a region with many ethnic russians and considerable strategic advantages for russia's military. [ speaking foreign language ] in his first extended comments since russian troops seized cr
Al Jazeera America
Feb 28, 2014 2:00am EST
for ukraine with international partners, and is asking the government to consider humanitarian aid. the south is seeing backlash to the new ukrainian government. there has been a wave of protests and reports that gunmen in russian-marked uniforms seized the main airport. this was taken at the airport, a dark image of men in helmets. 50 armed men were there. earlier another group of pro-russian gunmen took control. lawrence lee takes a look at the rising tensions in crimea. >> there's attempts made to turn the crimea capital into a kiev, but in reverse. the parliament building in the hands of dozens of heavily armed men, protecting it from what they see as undemocratic forces. the support is not so many, but eager to tell you that they'd like nothing more than russian tanks on the streets to protect them them. >> the american army was supported in different countries. we support russian army because every one of us has relatives in russia. >> the police lines served by a handful of men. it didn't look impressive. the point being that they wanted to tell the armed group that they wer
Al Jazeera America
Mar 1, 2014 4:00pm EST
force. international events that have stirred up interest ukraine that we need to sideline the radicals and we have to -- with those opponents in kiev they have to get away from the radicals and they have to get back to the territory of ukraine. because such actions that they are taking could lead to a very difficult developments, which the russian federation is trying to avoid, thank you very much, madam president. >> i thank the representative o- >> translator: i thank the representative for the russian representative and i now give the floor to the member from the united states. >> thank you, madam president. the you united states renews our call for the international community to support the newly-formed government of ukraine and to prevent unnecessary violence. i would like to take a moment to respond to the comments made here by the representative of the russian federation. actions speak louder than words. early this morning the russian act the to authorize the use of military force in ukraine. this is as dangerous as it is destabilizing. we are deeply disturbed by report
Al Jazeera America
Mar 2, 2014 5:00am EST
of russian foreign policy. you crane is defeat of -- ukraine is international of the globe. ukraine has clear cow de tar and military come to power against the political happenings. russia will be able to protect russian national interest and life of 45 million ukrainians who speak the russian language and want ukraine to be together with russia. >> very, very briefly, sergay, do you think this could come to war with the west? yes, it can come to war to the west. we can see that the west iranian crisis - the west destroying all principles of international law and democracy. west organise and support and conducted without det tar in ukraine, destroying democratically elected president. if the west will continue such aggressive marts, it will move the west to the war with russia. >> that's clear sergy markov in russia. thank you for joining us. >> still to come on al jazeera in sport. bayern munich all but seal the league title going 20 points bleer in bund es leagua. more in sport. >> dozens marched though hong kong protesting against the stabbing of a former editor of a newspaper -
Al Jazeera America
Mar 6, 2014 1:00pm EST
there violation of international law, and to support people and government of ukraine. this morning i signed an executive order that authorized sanctions and entities responsible for violating the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the ukraine. according to my guidance, restrictions on the travel of certain individuals and officials. these decisions continue ourists to impose a cost on russia. and those responsibility for the situation in cry mere yeah. and they also give us the response tonight adjust our response going forward based on russia's actions. we took these steps in close coordination with our european allies. spoken to several of our closest friends and i am pleased that our international unity is on display at this important moment. already we have moved together, to announce substantial assistance for the government in kiev, and today our allies took similar steps. i am confident we are moving forward together. united in our determination to oppose actions that violate international law, and to support the government and people of ukraine. the proposed referendum
FOX News
Mar 2, 2014 7:00am PST
international calls to stand down in ukraine's disputed peninsula. after taking full control yesterday, the nato secretary general said the invasion threatens people and security in europe. hundreds of thousands of protesters take to the streets in kiev. you can hear the cheers as ukraine's prime minister mobilizes the country's military, urging president putin to pull back his troops. there is no sign of that. good morning, everyone. great to have you here in america's news headquarters. >> ukraine calls russia's invasion a declaration of war. this is the u.s. all urging russia to end the blockade and pull out. there seems to be very little at this point. any leader can change the mind of vladimir putin and end the growing crisis that echoes the soviet invasion of the cold war. live via skype on the peninsula, jessica, what is the latest for you on the ukrainian base that has been taken over? >> reporter: we are hearing that is correct. one of the ukraine's infantry bases was surrounded by hundreds of russian troop this is morning. they captured the base and the ukrainian so
Al Jazeera America
Mar 4, 2014 11:30am EST
pursue it's legitimate interests in ukraine. russia can choose to comply with international law and honor its commitments under the helsinki act under the united nations charter. if it wants to help protect ethnic russians as it purports to, and if they were threatened, we would support efforts to protect them, as would, i'm told, the government of ukraine. but if they want to do that, russia could work with the legitimate government of ukraine, which it has pledged to do. it can not only permit, but must encourage international monitors to deploy throughout ukraine. these are the people who could actually identify legitimate threats. and we're asking, together with the government of ukraine, together with european community, for large numbers of observers to be able to come in here and monitor the situation, and be the arbitrators of truth versus fiction. russia could return its troops to the barracks, live by the 1997 agreement and deescalate rather than expand their invasion. we would prefer that. i come here today at the instruction of president obama to make it absolutely clear that
CW
Mar 6, 2014 12:00pm CST
violate international law. and to support the people of ukraine. that includes standing up for the principle of state sovereignty. the proposed referendum would violate the ukrainian constitution and filing international law. any discussion about the future of ukraine must include the legitimate government of ukraine. in 2014 we are well belowone beyond the days were borders can be drawn above the heads of democratic leaders. i want to be clear that there is also a way to resolve this crisis to respect the interests of the russian federation. international monitors and to all of ukraine. to ensure the rights of all ukrainians are being respected including ethnic russians. begin consultations between the government of russia and ukraine with the participation of international community. russia would maintain rights in crimea provided they abide by agreements in respect ukraine's sovereignty. the world should support the people of ukraine as they moved to elections in may. that is the path of the exhibitionescalation. if this violation of international law continues the resolve will
ABC
Feb 28, 2014 5:00pm EST
ukraine and international laws. it would invite the condemnation of nations around the world, and indeed, the united states will stand with the international community in supporting that there would be costs for any military action in the ukraine. this has reminded us how difficult democracy can be in a country with deep divisions. human beings have a universal right to determine their own future. right now, the situation remains fluid. vice president biden just spoke with prime minister -- the prime minister of ukraine to assure him that in this difficult moment the united states supports his government's everts and stands for sovereignty, territorial integrity, and the democratic future of the ukraine. i also commend the ukrainian government's restraint. we will continue to communicate with our european allies. we will continue to communicate directly with the russian government. we will continue to keep all of you in the press court and the american people informed. thank you very much. obama there, coming out in response to reports of russian intervention in the ukraine, saying that
KICU
Mar 4, 2014 7:00pm PST
a quote strong believe russia's action in -- ukraine violate international law. >> i don't think that's fooling anybody. >> reporter: earlier russian soldiers firing warning shots as unarmed ukrainian troops marches toward them. >> what's happening there is not based on actually concern for russian nationals or russian speakers inside of ukraine but is based on russia seeking through force to exert influence on a neighboring country. >> president obama speaking as sec it aof stair john kerry is in kiev for those killed. and calling for russia to deescalate the situation. >> if it's not willing to work protect i will with the government of ukraine, then our partners will have absolutely no choice but to join us to continue to expand upon steps we have taken in recent days in order to isolate russia politically, and economicically. >> reporter: president obama and secretary kerry's word come after all proposed aid package. a 1 billion-dollar loan guarantee to help the struggle economy. >>> wall street rallied today as investors sensed an easing tension in ukraine. >>> and a little
NBC
Feb 28, 2014 5:00pm EST
commitment to respect the sovereignty and the borders of ukraine and international law s. and just days after the world came to russia for the world olympic games that would invite the condemnation of many nations around the world, and indeed, the united states will stand with the international community affirming that there is costs for any military intervention in you yan. the events of the last several months remind us of how difficult democracy can be in a country with deep divisions, but the ukrainians have reminded us of the rights of people. and vice president biden spoke to the prime minister of ukraine, and reiterated that at this point, the united states of america stands for the sovereignty and the territorial integrity and the democratic future of ukraine. i also commend the ukrainian government's restraint to uphold the obligations. we will coordinate closer with the european allies, and we will continue to communicate directly with the russian government, and continue to keep all of you in the press corps and the american people informed as events develop. thank you very much. >
CSPAN
Mar 1, 2014 12:00am EST
integrity. we call on ukraine's foreign partners to abide by international law. during the discussions we were reminded of the obligations to observe multilateral agreements by all parties, including 1994 budapest memorandum on ukraine and ukraine and russian agreement of 1997. we reiterated the obligation of all member states to refrain in international relations from threats or the use of force against territorial integrity, political independence of any state in any manner inconsistent with the purposes of the u.n. >> [inaudible] was there anyone that did not recognize the actual government of ukraine? do we know who is in charge? >> individual member states who have various opinions will express these opinions. i will not speak on behalf of individual member states. >> will this require security council action or otherwise? >> we just heard a proposal. it has been put on the table. >> the ukrainian ambassador talked about whether the russian military airplanes that have crossed the borders, did they carry troops? what options is the security council considering to ease the unrest in t
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